The development of the embryonic cardiovascular system begins during the 3rd week of gestation. The process begins with a straight tube, which will eventually differentiate to form a functional heart after several events. Disturbances of any events in the development of the heart, such as cardiac looping, can result in severe congenital Congenital Chorioretinitis disorders. The major clinical presentation of these abnormalities will be cyanosis Cyanosis A bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes due to an increase in the amount of deoxygenated hemoglobin in the blood or a structural defect in the hemoglobin molecule. Pulmonary Examination.
Last updated: Oct 20, 2022
The atrial septum begins with endocardial cushions at the base of the atrial chamber and septum primum.
Mnemonic: right-to-left shunts (cyanotic lesions) (the 5 Ts):
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